This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 144.
We encourage campaign members to attend council meetings to find out more about local developments and speak up on behalf of active travel.
Planning Committee and Area Committee meetings often include cycling and walking issues. Development Control Forum and Joint Development Control Committee meetings determine planning applications relating to major housing development proposals.
You can usually find agendas online about a week in advance at www.cambridge.gov.uk/democracy. Please check the website in case meetings have been cancelled, or times or venues changed.
Cambridge City Joint Area Committee
22 October at 4.30pm in the Kreis Viersen Room, Shire Hall, Cambridge CB3 0AP.
Development Control Forum
11 September, 9 October and 13 November at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ (to be confirmed).
East Area Committee
10 October at 7pm at Cherry Trees, St Matthews Street, Cambridge CB1 2LT.
Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board
3 October at 4pm in the Council Chamber, South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne CB23 6EA.
Greater Cambridge Partnership Joint Assembly
12 September at 2pm in the Kreis Viersen Room, Shire Hall, Cambridge CB3 0AP. 21 November at 2pm in the Council Chamber, South Cambridgeshire Hall, Cambourne CB23 6EA.
Joint Development Control Committee – Cambridge Fringes
18 September at 10.30am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
North Area Committee
5 September, Shirley Primary School, Nuffield Road CB4 1TF and 28 November, 6.30pm (location tbc).
4 September, 2 October and 6 November at 10am in Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge CB2 3QJ.
South Area Committee
9 September at 7pm in the Wilkinson Room, St John the Evangelist Church, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RN.
West Central Area Committee
12 September at 7pm in the Meeting Room, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, Cambridge CB1 1LG.